Goodbye Joe The Plumber, Hello Brandon The Broadway Actor

DC Trawler | Jim Treacher
'Hamilton' Broadway Show (PBS News Hour YouTube Video Screen Capture)
Remember when dissent was racist?

Khizr Khan---And How Unlikely Civilians Keep Impacting Elections

Politics | Matt K. Lewis
Khizr Khan speaks during the last night of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia

It has been said that Elián González defeated Al Gore in 2000. Who knows if that’s actually true, but—more frequently than we might imagine—election-year political narratives are shaped by unlikely or unexpected civilians.

Joe The Plumber Likes Trump: 'He's A Winner'

Elections | Scott Greer
Trump Gets First House Of Representatives Endorsements (Getty Images)

‘He’s made billions. He’s dated beautiful women. His wife is a model. That’s not to sniff at’

Karl Rove raises Dem's Joe the Plumber staff scandal during argument over Christie

Video | Brendan Bordelon
'Be careful to throw stones like Governor Strickland is throwing'

U.S. indicts 13 members of hacker group Anonymous

US | Reuters

The indictment was filed in U.S. District Court in Alexandria, Virginia, and charges the members with conspiracy to intentionally cause damage to protected computers as part of Anonymous’ “Operation Payback.”

'Joe the Plumber' links Holocaust with gun control - AP

Politics | InternAdmin

Congressional candidate: Gun control laws in Turkey preceded Armenian genocide

Donations to 'Joe the Plumber' pour in from beyond Ohio - TheDC

Elections | Maureen LaForge
Joe The Plumber Congress

GOP congressional hopeful has collected 93 percent of donations from 25 non-Buckeye states

Joe the Plumber: Obama 'came to Christ and he is my brother' - TheDC

Politics | Steven Nelson

‘After Barack Hussein Obama suddenly cast-off his Muslim roots… BLAM – he’s elected President’

Kucinich out, 'Joe the Plumber' in after Ohio primaries - AP

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Former Presidential candidate loses seat to fellow incumbent, winner to face Joe Wurzelbacher

Obama picks snoops' lawyer for consumer bureau - TheDC

Politics | Neil Munro

The former Ohio attorney general offered free legal support to three officials who browsed confidential databases for information on ‘Joe the Plumber’

Three Joes team up against Obama - CNN

Politics | interns

Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio, former Senate candidate Joe Miller, and Joe the Plumber help launch organization aimed at defeating President Obama in 2012

Tea Partiers strike back in Madison - TheDC

Politics | Matthew Boyle

Herman Cain: Ten percent of the workforce shouldn’t get 90 percent of the attention

TheDC Morning: Joe Biden doesn't know how to feel about WikiLeaks, chooses to feel everything - TheDC

| Mike Riggs

Read TheDC Morning: An unvarnished e-mail summary of what’s really happening in political news

Paul on establishment Republicans: 'You think they're going to listen to me?' - TheDC

Politics | Alexis Levinson

Rand Paul on establishment Republicans: ‘You think they’re going to listen to me?’

Colbert, Stewart fans plan to vote Dem, no matter who runs - TheDC

Politics | Matthew Boyle

Most attendees at Comedy Central political pundits Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert’s rally to ‘Restore Sanity and/or Fear’ know they’re voting Democrat, down the line, because, they said, Republicans don’t fit their mold of ‘moving forward’ in the country

Joe Barton: I was the Tea Party before Tea Party was cool - TheDC

Energy | Alexis Levinson

The Texas Republican, despite serving his 25th year in Congress, insists his values are in line with Tea Party priorities

D'Souza: Obama 'doesn't want to win' in Afghanistan - TheDC

Politics | Jamie Weinstein

In Part II of TheDC’s interview, author says withdrawal is the commander-in-chief’s primary goal

Union boss slams Republicans, businesses, insurers for 'economic treason' - TheDC

Politics | Jon Ward

Trumka’s charge is centered on his anger at private sector business and corporations for sitting on capital instead of spending it to expand and create jobs, and at insurers for proposing rate hikes

Journolist's anti-Palin crusade of 2008

op-ed | Jedediah Bila

Jonathan Strong’s assessment that the tone of the brainstorming among Journolisters “was more campaign headquarters than newsroom” was right on the money